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Debbie McKeegan

Award winning British designer, Debbie McKeegan, began her digital journey almost two decades ago – pre-Photoshop, and pre-digital print. With a manufacturing background, a vast knowledge of traditional textiles (from both a design and production perspective), and an interest in CAD from its onset, today Debbie serves as an expert in the world of digital print.

With her partner, she founded the Digetex Group in 2004 – specialising in Textiles and Wallpapers for a multitude of industries worldwide. Debbie has developed many new digital production practices, and speaks as an authority on digital design and print worldwide. As a WhichPLM contributor, she is able to pass on her wisdom as a digital pioneer; embracing the creative freedom offered with the advancement of new technology, she looks forward to sharing her knowledge.

Automation & Design: are you safe?

In her final piece for WhichPLM in 2017, resident digital printing expert Debbie McKeegan shares her thoughts on the unspoken code of conduct for designers. In a part-blog, part-interview post, Debbie discusses just how much the technological revolution has brought about for designers – the good and the bad. As the year comes to a […]

Creatives are Redefining Fabrics in Digital Textile Printing

In her latest piece for WhichPLM, resident digital printing expert, Debbie McKeegan, explores how creative are redefining fabrics. “The digital market is expanding at a rapid pace and it’s a tribute to the creativity of both the print and design industry working together that we are witnessing the removal of boundaries for designers.”

Translating the Conversation of Print

Today, Debbie McKeegan, resident digital printing expert, shares her most recent, exclusive piece with us. She explores common misconceptions around digital printing, the language breakdown between designers and printers, and how to best communicate with clients.

Can we manufacture time?

In her latest piece for WhichPLM (and her first for this year), resident digital printing Expert, Debbie McKeegan, explores the concept of ‘time’: “the most valuable commodity in our modern lives”.

Reinventing Interiors; a digital transformation

In her latest exclusive piece for WhichPLM, resident digital printing Expert, Debbie McKeegan, explores the effect of digital printing on an industry with many similarities to that of Fashion: the Interiors sector. Debbie pays close attention to wallpapers here.

Fast Fashion + Immediate Trends: Driving the Designer Workflow

In a highly visual guest blog, resident digital printing expert, Debbie McKeegan shares her latest thoughts with WhichPLM’s community. In this instalment, she focuses on digital print in relation to fast fashion.

Customised Design makes new demands on our industry

Today, Debbie McKeegan shares her third exclusive article with us. A pioneer in digital print, Debbie discusses the increasing demand on designers in our, and other, industries. She advocates for the importance of student education, and calls for the design and print community to collaborate and share knowledge.

Design in a Digital World

Following the positive reception for her first article with us, Debbie McKeegan, shares her second piece with us here.

The Dawn of Digital Print

In her first guest article with WhichPLM, Debbie McKeegan, writes about the evolution of digital printing. Debbie is well averse in this world, and sits on WhichPLM’s Expert Board as a pioneer in digital print. As someone who entered the industry decades ago, Debbie has a lot to share.